In Season: Fall Sweetness

  Is there anything so satisfying as the first bite of a fall apple? One crunch and you know summer if officially over, but that apple is going to be your sweet companion through the long winter months, so you resign yourself just a bit… Late September is truly the apex of the harvest season – a time […]

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Nada Grocery: The 5Rs of Market Shopping

  Nada Grocery have a mission to bring 100% package-free recycling to the people of Vancouver. They pop-up at events and businesses around town, bringing their mobile grocery markets to shoppers who are looking to reduce food and packaging waste. In anticipation of opening their first retail store at 675 East Broadway in early 2018, Nada […]

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In Season: Tomatoes!

  Did you know that VFM’s producers grow over 150 varieties of tomatoes – everything from Green Zebra to Black Krim to Brandywine Pink? Many of these will be on display and for tasting at our 16th Annual Tomato Festival, taking place at Trout Lake Market on August 26 and Kitsilano Market on August 27. With so […]

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In Season: Sensational Stone Fruit

Summertime, and the eatin’ is easy…   Folks, we’ve officially arrived at that point in the year when you’ll find a dizzying array of fruits and vegetables at the markets – Christmas in July for all us locavores. It’s the time of year when you often buy more than you can eat, just because everything looks […]

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What’s Fresh at Riley Park – June 24th

We can’t wait for the Riley Park Farmers Market Grand Opening this Saturday June 24th! We are looking forward to bringing seasonal produce, ethically raised meat, eggs & dairy, sustainable seafood, craft beer, wine, & spirits, artisanal food and craft and food trucks to the neighbourhood this summer! Join us to kick off the festivities with a […]

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What’s Fresh at the West End- June 24th

Now that it is officially summer, what better way to celebrate than shopping at the West End Market this Saturday?! We’re open 9-2, rain or shine (but we’re really hoping for sunshine). In Season: Raspberries | Strawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Salad Greens | Cherries | Chard | Turnips | Radishes | Potatoes | Eggs | Cheese Curds| […]

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What’s Fresh at Main St Station – June 21

June Fresh Guide Stawberries | Garlic Scapes | Raspberries | Lettuce | Turnips | Raddishes | Eggs | Chicken  | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Cherries | Cheese | Grass Fed Butter Check out our In Season at the Markets blog for a full market fresh guide. […]

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What’s Fresh at Kitsilano – June 18

What’s Fresh Stawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Carrots | Cheese CHECK OUT OUR IN SEASON AT THE MARKETS BLOG FOR A FULL MARKET FRESH GUIDE. CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST Don’t Miss […]

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